Trump's approval rating dips to new low, polls show

Trump's approval rating dips to new low, polls show

Trump's disapproval rating has been on the rise since taking office in January, when 44 percent said they disapprove of the newly inaugurated leader. Trump has repeatedly praised the poll - which has been rated by polling analysts as less accurate than many of its peers - for its accuracy in instances where it has shown positive ratings. Quinnipiac found that most Americans say they are embarrassed to have Trump as president, believe Trump is abusing the powers of his office, and see Trump as positioning himself as above the law.

A new report from The Trevor Project explains that their LGBTQ crisis hotline saw a dramatic spike in calls from transgender youth shortly after Trump released those tweets.

Sixty-eight percent of respondents said they thought transgender people should be allowed to serve in the armed forces.

59 - 34 percent of voters disapprove of the way Democrats in Congress are handling healthcare.

On August 3, Quinnipiac released a separate poll that measured the opinion of Trump's July 26 transgender military ban decision.

Other polls reflect a decline in approval ratings among Americans for the 45th president, too.

It may come as no surprise that Democrats are largely against Trump.

As recently as mid-June, Rasmussen had Trump's approval rating at 50% - far beyond where other polls found Trump's approval rating to be. The tracker said just 38 percent approve of his performance.

A little over a week ago, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that the USA military would no longer let transgender people serve in the military, reversing the policy established by former President Barrack Obama. It found that 68 percent believe transgenders should be able to serve in the military while 27 percent think they should be banned from doing so.

The data were based on telephone interviews with 1,500 adults across the country over a three-day rolling average.

The independent Quinnipiac poll regularly surveys about political races, state and national elections, and issues of public concern, such as schools, taxes, transportation, municipal services and the environment.